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Georgia Healthcare News Roundup for Week of 2/4/19

Healthcare Set For A ‘Big Year’ in Georgia Legislature

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The flow of hundreds of millions of health care dollars through Georgia could be routed one way or another, depending on what the General Assembly does on two issues in state law that have long percolated and now are on the front burner. One is whether to lift a statewide hospital regulation, and the other involves insurance for those who can’t afford it. Read More

Healthcare and Film Tech Leading Georgia Job Growth

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Georgia’s economy will add nearly 334,000 jobs over the next five years, many of them in the burgeoning, healthcare, film and technology industries, according to a report from CareerBuilder. Read More

Gov. Kemp outlines plan for Health Care in State of State Address

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In his first State of the State address new Governor Brian Kemp touched on poor access to healthcare in the state with over 60 counties with no pediatrician or OBGYN and 9 with no doctor at all.

“The status quo is unacceptable,” Kemp stated.

He said he’s including a $1 million grant for the Department of Community Health to look at tackling those challenges. Read More

Georgia Healthcare Company Duped out of $1.2M Recovers Funds

Dalton, Ga.-based Hamilton Health Care System has recovered most of the $1.2 million it was scammed out of by someone purporting to work for a construction company. The person had claimed that he was the head of a company who had been working for the health care company, but as it turned out, that was not the case. Read More

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